(39.96026,-83.00928)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Greater Columbus Metro AreaColumbus, OH 43215

About

Job Title: Comfort Companion

Purpose: Comfort companions are friendly visitors to patients who reside either at home or in a facility. Comfort companions spend time with hospice patients, engaging them in conversation, reading, watching TV, and generally serving as a friendly and calming presence. Comfort companions fill an important need for lonely patients or for caregivers who need a short respite.

Location: Various locations in the Columbus, OH metro area

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides company and conversation to hospice patients
  • Is a trusted presence that puts caregivers and patients at ease
  • May perform small household tasks as requested

Time Commitment: Minimum of one day per month for at least 6 months.

Qualifications: Kind, empathetic, respectful, punctual, and safety conscious

Support: Training for this position will be provided.

Age Requirement: None

Dress Code: Casual

Volunteers are an integral part of our team and the service they provide helps us to continue to fulfill our mission. Thank you for answering the call to serve.

Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of one visit per month for six months
  • Health and safety screenings including TB test and Flu Shot

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